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Oct 10, 2018
Are we thinking about gender diversity in the sciences all wrong, or at least too simply? New paper proposes a multipronged approach to thinking about and encouraging this diversity, for the benefit of science as a whole.

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How admissions leaders view challenge of filling a class, allegations of anti-Asian bias, legacy admissions, testing, international enrollments and more.

 

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"The Next Generation of Students" is a new compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed. You may download a free copy here.

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Archive

January 19, 2018

New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

January 12, 2018

President resigns; report says accused professor was unprofessional and inappropriate but didn't break the law or university rules; many students and faculty members remain angry. Accused professor responds.

January 11, 2018

A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash, enabled in part by a controversial anonymous online forum for political scientists.

January 10, 2018

Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students.

January 10, 2018

Requests for information sent to NACAC and to institutions with professionals who were involved in drafting its new code of ethics.

December 19, 2017

Study finds that men speak twice as often as women do at colloquiums, a difference that can't be explained away by rank, speaker pool composition or women's interest in giving talks.

November 10, 2017

Wick Sloane’s annual survey shows that 36 highly selective colleges are enrolling 722 former military service members this fall. That’s more than last year, but still an embarrassment, he argues.

October 25, 2017

Tuition and fees increased by a few percentage points across the board, and aid failed to keep pace, annual College Board report shows.

September 28, 2017

Enrollment at graduate schools is still increasing, but at a slower pace than before. Researchers point to a market correction and declining growth in international students.

September 28, 2017

Boston College and UC Riverside share how they quickly hired more faculty members from underrepresented minority groups, without relying on hard numerical targets or costly initiatives.

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